Could this be the world’s youngest entrepreneur?

TN Aquairum shark tank also26
TN Aquairum shark tank also26 (Photo credit: edball40)

Does age have anything to do with coming up with new ideas for products and services? How young can you be? What about more mature people – do they have any restrictions on coming up with new ideas?

Kiowa Kavovit, a seven-year-old, is the youngest inventor to dive into Shark Tank, a TV show which invites entrepreneurs to pitch to a panel of potential investors. She has come up with idea for a roll-on patent-pending-translucent liquid compound that doesn’t peel off from the skin. Essentially it is a paint-on bandage called Boo Boo Goo. The paint-on bandage for scratches comes in a range of colours including pink. Continue reading “Could this be the world’s youngest entrepreneur?”

Girl invents flashlight powered only by the warmth of your hand

Teen Invents Flashlight That Could Change The World
Teen Invents Flashlight That Could Change The World

Start-up and small business owners usually make a breakthrough with products and services based on a small incremental improvement on an existing product. In fact, there is an old rule of thumb that says to make something commercially viable in the market it’s best that it not be more than about 15% different than what is already available on the market. Continue reading “Girl invents flashlight powered only by the warmth of your hand”

Could this be the world’s youngest entrepreneur?

Shark tank at Newport Aquarium
Shark tank at Newport Aquarium (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Does age have anything to do with coming up with new ideas for products and services? How young can you be? What about more mature people – do they have any restrictions on coming up with new ideas?

Kiowa Kavovit, a seven-year-old, is the youngest inventor to dive into Shark Tank, a TV show which invites entrepreneurs to pitch to a panel of potential investors. She has come up with idea for a roll-on patent-pending translucent liquid compound that doesn’t peel off from the skin. Essentially it is a paint-on bandage called Boo Boo Goo. The paint-on bandage for scratches comes in a range of colours including pink. Continue reading “Could this be the world’s youngest entrepreneur?”